It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 140 & 141 - Ace Crawford…Private Eye/You Don’t Know Jack

This week on It Was a Thing on TV we look at two short-lived flops from two different comedy legends.
 
First, Tim Conway is a legend but it seems he's only best known for The Carol Burnett Show and Dorf on Golf.  One of his post-Burnett flops is Ace Crawford...Private Eye, a detective show in a similar vein to Police Squad!, but with a horrible laugh track.
 
Then, it was to be Paul Reubens' bounce back role after Pee Wee's Playhouse was cancelled.  You Don't Know Jack is but a blip in TV history, a deviation from what TV audiences were used to seeing.  Mike used his Money in the Bank on this and by the end of this episode, he regrets selecting this show.
 
Remember to follow us on our social media feeds @ItWasAThingOnTV and if you want to give us any show suggestions or feedback e-mail us over at itwasathingontv@gmail.com
Share | Download